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Tension rises in Manipur following attacks on Kuki youths

Manipur Police beefed up security measures on Sunday as Kuki organisations condemned the "unprovoked" gun attack on February 3 on Kukis in Molnom villagers near Pallel town along National Highway 2.

Eight BJP leaders suspended in Mizoram

The Mizoram unit of BJP has suspended eight leaders, including its vice president Chalngura Zahau, for alleged anti-party activities and dissolved all district committees in the state.

Two policemen injured in IED blast in Meghalaya

Two policemen were injured in a bomb blast triggered by Garo militants in Meghalaya on Friday, police said.

Arunachal government officials indulging in politics: Governor

Arunachal Pradesh Governor J.P. Rajkhowa on Wednesday said that certain government officials were "indulging in politics", and directed them to ensure that discipline is imbibed down the line in office.

Arunachal govt preparing list of documents as per SC order

Arunachal Pradesh government is preparing a list of documents for submission to Supreme Court following the directive to it to return copies of all official files seized from the offices of former chief minister Nabam Tuki, his ministers and parliamentary secretaries after imposition of President's rule in the state.

Two light intensity quakes hit northeast in early hours

Two low intensity earthquakes, measuring 3.7 and 3.8, hit northeast region of the country in the wee hours on Tuesday.

Provide copies of documents to former Arunachal CM, SC tells government

The court has also directed that the copies of the hard disc of the computers and laptops of former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Nabam Tuki should be provided to him too.

No BJP govt in Arunachal Pradesh; we are still in Congress: Rebel MLAs

Dissident Congress MLAs in Arunachal Pradesh Monday demanded the removal of deposed Chief Minister Nabam Tuki from leadership of the CLP so that the party can continue to have a government and ruled out supporting a BJP-led coalition.

President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh: SC recalls notice to Governor Rajkhowa
President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh: SC recalls notice to Governor Rajkhowa

A five-judge Constitutional bench headed by Justice J S Khehar said "that (issuing notice) is our mistake."

BJP has murdered democracy in Arunachal Pradesh: Congress
BJP has murdered democracy in Arunachal Pradesh: Congress

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has murdered democracy by recommending President`s rule in Arunachal Pradesh.

SC to hear petition against President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh
SC to hear petition against President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh

The Supreme Court will hear the petition filed by Congress Party challenging the imposition of President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh today.

Manipur Deputy CM escapes assassination bid

Manipur's Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam on Sunday had a miraculous escape, when police commandos on patrol found a powerful bomb planted on a road through which the leader was scheduled to pass.

There's no war like scenario in Arunachal Pradesh: CM Tuki
There's no war like scenario in Arunachal Pradesh: CM Tuki

Former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Saturday endorsed BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha's view that when there is no war-like situation in Arunachal Pradesh, what was need for the Centre to recommend and impose president's rule in the state.

Arunachal CM promoted indiscipline, lawlessness: Centre to SC
Arunachal CM promoted indiscipline, lawlessness: Centre to SC

The Centre on Friday submitted in the Supreme Court its response on a petition filed by Congress challenging Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa's report recommending the President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh.

Centre submits reply to SC, justifies President's rule in Arunachal

 The Central Government on Friday submitted a reply in the Supreme Court justifying the imposition of President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh.

Manipur fake encounter: Chungkham Sanjit's mother calls for fresh CBI probe
Manipur fake encounter: Chungkham Sanjit's mother calls for fresh CBI probe

The mother of Chungkham Sanjit, a former insurgent who was allegedly shot dead in a fake gunfight on the directions of a top police officer, has demanded a fresh CBI probe into the killing.

Centre to file reply in SC today justifying President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh
Centre to file reply in SC today justifying President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa and the Centre are likely to file their replies in the Supreme Court today on petitions justifying the imposition of the President's rule in the state.

Arunachal Pradesh crisis: Nabam Tuki files fresh plea in SC against imposition of President's Rule
Arunachal Pradesh crisis: Nabam Tuki files fresh plea in SC against imposition of President's Rule

Former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Nabam Tuki on Thursday filed a fresh plea in the Supreme Court against promulgation of President's Rule in the northeastern state.

From cow slaughter to fear for life: Arunachal Governor lists reasons for President's Rule
From cow slaughter to fear for life: Arunachal Governor lists reasons for President's Rule

The Governor alleged that members of the Tuki cabinet had joined protesters in sacrificing a cow outside Raj Bhavan.

Chungkham Sanjit encounter: Imphal SP denies head constable's allegations

Imphal Superintendent of Police Akoijam Jhalajit late on Wednesday denied Head Constable Thounaojam Herojit`s charges that he gave orders to kill an unarmed former insurgent.

President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh: CM Tuki says he can prove his majority
President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh: CM Tuki says he can prove his majority

Ahead of the Supreme Court hearing a Congress petition challenging imposition of President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh, former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki expressed confidence that he could prove his majority in the state Assembly.

Arunachal Governor takes reins of governance, assures security to MLAs

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prashad Rajkhowa has assured MLAs that they will be provided security which they are entitled to.

Arunachal crisis: Modi govt murdered democracy on Republic Day, says Congress

The Congress has once again attacked the BJP over the imposition of President's Rule in Arunachal pradesh.

2009 Manipur encounter: Cop Herojit Singh admits to killing 'unarmed' PLA terrorist Sanjit Meitei
2009 Manipur encounter: Cop Herojit Singh admits to killing 'unarmed' PLA terrorist Sanjit Meitei

CBI has filed a chargesheet against nine Manipur police personnel in connection with the sensational killing of Chungkham Sanjit Meitei.

President’s rule in Arunachal: SC to hear Congress` plea today
President’s rule in Arunachal: SC to hear Congress` plea today

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday approved the Cabinet recommendation to impose President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh.

Nabam Tuki to knock SC's door over President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh

Tuki also met senior Congress leader and lawyer Kapil Sibal today to discuss the matter.

Pranab Mukherjee approves President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh; Congress says constitution 'murdered' on R-Day
Pranab Mukherjee approves President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh; Congress says constitution 'murdered' on R-Day

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki said that they will fight this battle legally.

Ten killed, 21 hurt as bus falls into gorge in Meghalaya

At least 10 persons have died and 21 others were injured when a bus fell into a deep gorge in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills District early on Tuesday.

President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh: SC to hear Congress' plea on Jan 27
President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh: SC to hear Congress' plea on Jan 27

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Congress' plea against Centre's recommendation of President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh on January 27.

Centre alerts northeast over terror attacks ahead of Republic Day
Centre alerts northeast over terror attacks ahead of Republic Day

The central government has alerted the northeastern states over possible terror attacks ahead of the Republic Day on Tuesday, a police official said on Monday.